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The Swan Holme

) #79 of 347 Restaurants in Lincoln $$ - $$$ , British,
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
+44 1522 509859
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (23 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I decided to treat my husband for Fathers day as our 2 daughters are too far away. The service was 1st class and food was really delicious. We both eat from the special set menu. My husband really enjoyed the soup, roast beef and Apple...More

Thank 4kathmg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Wednesday evening at about 6 o clock with my daughter who lives in Lincoln. We were seated immediately and served our drinks while pondering the menus. We both chose from the evening 2 course special. I looked forward to the 8 ounce rump with...More

Thank BobnGail
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bobngail, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited mid Sunday afternoon for a snack and a beer as we didn't want a full meal. Bit disappointed with the bar snacks choice and service was not good. Food quality OK and prices a bit high but overall not a great experience. The view...More

Thank LincolnshireExplorer
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and I am sorry to hear your experience was not up to our usual high standard. We like to make improvements where we can so please contact me if you wish so we are able...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with friends to celebrate a birthday. We usually come here and are always pleased with the service, the venue and especially the food. My favourite dish is Hunter's Chicken. When it came to pudding time I was surprised with how delicious the...More

Thank Tracey T
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tracey T, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here whilst on business in Lincoln, and the food was very good, with a wide choice. Service was attentive and the atmosphere was good. Definitely a good option for a good quality regular meal.

Thank J4yc33
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

J4yc33, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Swan Holme! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us celebrated my birthday with dinner and drinks. The ambience was excellent, pleasant service by Charlotte, all meals cooked to our liking and on time. I couldn't ask for anything better and would/will return again. Well done The Swan holme .

Thank Steve M
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Steve, thank you so much for your high rating! I will certainly pass on your feed back to Charlotte as well. We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Called in on our way home from a day out. Was given a warm welcome and shown to our table. It was a busy Saturday evening, but they still accommodated us and made us feel welcome. It had a good atmosphere and full of character....More

Thank Jane D
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Jane D, thank you so much for the positive review! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Having worked up an appetite walking round Hartsholme Park we happened across this pretty restaurant. Dogs are welcome providing you are eating outside in the pretty garden with a view of the lake which is no great hardship. The food was plentiful and hot and...More

Thank Linda F
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Linda F, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Swan Holme! Just to make you aware for your next visit we now allow dogs in our bar as well. Thank you again for the great review!

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and the family eat there very regularly,lovely food and excellent efficient service. I think maybe a recent review regarding the 'louts' could maybe have been last Friday night? Again me and the wife were having a meal and if it was the said people...More

Thank whu123
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Whu123, thank you so much for the positive review! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Left the pub to be greeted by a bunch of drunken louts, urinating in the open grounds, our last visit everMore

1  Thank ironclad123
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ironclad123, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. This was a really isolated incident for us here at The Swan Holme and would ask you please to consider a return. Please contact us at 441522509859 so we can work with you...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
helliebellie123
Do they cater for vegans
18 June 2017|
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Response from SILVERSURFERSUK | Reviewed this property |
Yes well fish dishes level ok
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Tim H
Can we bring a dog? Thanks
21 August 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
They are welcome in the front or back gardens. If you can just keep them on a lead that will be great. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 509859
Description
The Swan Holme in Lincoln is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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